Computational Geometry in C (Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science)

  • Publish Date: 1994-03-29
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Joseph O'Rourke
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This is the newly revised and expanded edition of a popular introduction to the design and implementation of geometry algorithms arising in areas such as computer graphics, robotics, and engineering design. The basic techniques used in computational geometry are all covered: polygon triangualtions, convex hulls, Voronoi diagrams, arrangements, geometric searching, and motion planning. The self-contained treatment presumes only an elementary knowledge of mathematics, but it reaches topics on the frontier of current research. Thus professional programmers will find it a useful tutorial.